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CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 8:30pm EST
. it was edward cooley green over six-foot tall and 200 pounds and a self-made millionaire he asked hetty to mary ann and her father agreed on one condition. that edward signed a prenuptial that they would live off of edwards monday and hetty money was hers to protect and increase and pass on to the next generation. shortly after that her father died and left her $1 million. the $5 million estate, in 1865, was plucked in a trust. that hurt her deeply. she wanted to control her own money. then her aunt died. and then she would leave all of the many of $2 million to hetty behalf was left to the town of new bedford and the other half to hetty and it was plucked in trust. she was furious so she sued. the lawsuit went on for years and was a landmark case and hetty was litigious for life. surely after her and edward married and went to london and sold american railroad bond during the days of the boom and he sold them to european investors. hetty gave birth to two children. a son and daughter and she invested her money in the real road bond and the greenback. and boasted in one day she made $200,000 eu
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
was 78 years old. teresa 135 homes and businesses remain without power. edward lawrence reporting. >> reporter: snow blowers and plows are pushing through a foot of snow in the upstate new york. the icy snow is a challenge for those who only have a shovel. >> it's been brutal. >> reporter: the storm drops several inches in the northeast and new england making it hard to get out and get around. streets are a problem in west virginia and maryland. this woman skit off the road and hit a mailbox. >> we just lost control. yeah, pretty scary. >> reporter: the weather is part of the same mass av system that crossed the country this week dumping snow from the west coast to the east coast and creating powerful tornadoes in the south. bad weather continues to delay flights in the northeast. that's bad news for holiday travelers trying to head home. brendan frank lip came home for christmas and is waiting to fly back to arizona. >> mercifully it's so far, so good. >> bob akard is from tampa, florida. he spent the holidays with his parents in rochester, new york. he's hoping to get to the air
PBS
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
is on the president to deliver right from the start. >> to a photographer that capture a piece of history. edward curtis sent out to document the last remaining american indian tribe before they disappeared completely. it is a story that is told in short nights of the shadow catcher. they focus on the amazing collection of photographs. >> the last indian in seattle, the photographer shoots a picture and it is a stunning portrait, his first real picture of a native person. it is sort of a defiant face and he loved the picture. it starts him on this photographic journey. >> i wrote it because i thought the photographer was an underappreciated genius. they were either portrayed as noble savages or lost people. he is known for 40,000 photographs trying to see real human beings. the big idea was to capture, on film and and recordings all the tribes of the united states that were still living in primitive ways and turned out it would be 80 tribe's at all. it was the largest anthropological undertaking by a single man and easily the largest that any one person has .ver undertaken >> when he started out
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
the mass shootings. edward lawrence has the very latest tonight for "wjz." >> reporter: crowds packed the lone star gun show in fort texas as the gun control debate heats up. some say this is in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. >> i'm 100% for gun control, if someone would coming with gun control that makes sense and make makes a difference. but there is no such thing >> reporter: the organization is getting hammered for the proposal to put armed guards in schools. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police in our securing our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you what, the american people think it's crazy not to do it. >> reporter: new york senator chuck schumer said nothing should be taken off the table when talking about gun control. >> trying to prevent shootings in schools is like talking about trying to prevent lung cancer without talking about cigarettes. >> reporter: kay daley hutchinson is a gun supporter >> i think we ought to be looking at where the real danger is, the large clips, i think it
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm EST
king edward the seventh part of a hospital in london -- king edward vii hospital in london. on the other hand, two australian disk jockeys working for a sydney radio station called @ today f.m.. kate had been admitted to the hospital hours early. william left monday night, looking pensive. in the early hours of tuesday, the australians call the hospital switchboard. >> hello, good morning. >> hello, there. could i still -- christ -- could i please speak to kate, my granddaughter? >> yes, hold on man. >> are they putting us through? >> yes. >> if this works, it is the easiest prank call we have ever made. >> in the ensuing conversation, which we are not broadcasting, a nurse gave details about kdot condition. like any patient, she is entitled to confidentiality. the hospital released a statement this morning that it regretted the incident. this was a jewish -- foolish prank call -- this was a foolish pranks call. the call should never have got through. >> the call should have been put through to the contactor be at the time. it should not have gone through to a member of the
NBC
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
it up. only up one, it's cory edwards with the floater. missed it and the put-back. patriots take their first lead of the game here 63-62. under 30 left. derrick williams can't make the three but cedric lindsay throws up a shot as he's falling down. it falls in and ties it at 64. 5.8 off the inbounds. edwards has got it, he's going to try to make something happen. he sees wright spotting up. three-pointer at the buzzer. he nails it! 22 points for wright. none bigger than that one. what a thriller. 67-64 the final. >>> game two of the governor's holiday hoops classic, old kmin 81 taking on uva. odu trailing most of this one, only down three. batten for three. he's feeling it. 23 points for that sophomore. ties it at 24. under 10 to play, monarchs up three. jones penetrates, breaks outside the arc. he lets it go and that should tie it up but the refs say it was only a two. so it was worth two points. dante hill at the line for old dominion misses it. they can win it with a three. oh, joe harris gets the ball knocked loose and old dominion pulls off a huge upset, 63-61. virginia has
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 9:00am EST
. [laughter] i didn't ask them to ask this question. >> his name is lee -- >> lee edwards. >> lee edwards. >> that's right. >> who is also a biographer, as you are. >> and he's a historian. he's written several histories of the conservative movement. he himself has been a member of the conservative movement, an important person in that. >> jealousy? >> no, it's not jealousy, i can do that. but one thing about mr. edwards being asked to write that review, is that one of the things he takes issue with is i call him from his ghost writer because -- it was thurmond's staffer, former staffer of thurmond who has characterized his work on the book as being ghost writing. i talked to them and after talking to him, i e-mailed mr. edwards and i asked him if i could interview him about his relationship with traffic and what work he did in that kind of thing. and he said it was 40 years ago, yeah, as any entity would be a waste of your time and mine. so my own thing i can do, he was brave enough to read a criticism after the book when it got right. he got a number of things wrong. he quoted goldwater
MSNBC
Dec 18, 2012 1:00am PST
conference about how to prevent mass shootings from happening. chief john edwards from oak creek joins us early. that's next. so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> today, the white house called gun violence a complex problem that will require a complex solution. this afternoon, nbc news reports that president obama met with white house staff, with vice president biden and with cabinet members to talk about ways the nation and the administration could respond to the newtown massacre. yesterday, the president traveled to newtown where he met with emergency responders and the families of the sandy hook elementary school victims. last night, addressed at an inter-faith vigil. the speech lasted about 18 minutes. each of the
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 10:00am EST
, and the gentlewoman from maryland, ms. edwards, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 6612, the bill now under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. hall: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hall: i want to begin by thanking, as i should, the members for their bipartisan support of the legislation. h.r. 6612 would redesignate the national aeronautics and space administration's dryden flight research center, which is co-located with the edwards air force base in california as the neil a. armstrong flight research center. this bill would also rename the western aeronautical west test range as the hugh l. dryden aeronautical test range. this is very appropriate. they were very dear friends. . neil armstrong needs no introduction. this bill was introduced by his congressman, kevin mccarthy, the c
PBS
Dec 9, 2012 6:30pm PST
to 1990. mickey edwards was stilln congress the an-ter eightreprestive from oklahoma, and a formidable leader among conservatives who nonetheless knew how to work with opponents to get things done. he chaired the republican policy committee, was a founding trustee of the conservative heritage foundation, and served as national chairman of the american conservative union. after redistricting by democrats cost him his seat in 1993, he taught at harvard and princeton, became vice president of the aspen institute, and wrote this book: "reclaiming conservatism: how a great american political movement got lost--and how it can find its way back." now he's out with another book, one calling for real, even radical, change: "the parties versus the people: how to turn republicans and democrats into americans." mickey edwards, welcome. >> thanks, bill. it's good to see you again. >> and congratulations on the book, although i can't imagine it's made you the most popular visitor to the house republican caucus. >> not at all. but it wouldn't make me popular in the democratic caucus either, you know.
PBS
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
was nanny to queen alexandra and edward vii's children or lord and lady knollys' children. and lady charlotte knollys was lady-in-waiting to queen alexandra. well, fantastic, and there's plenty of evidence - to back that up, isn't there? - oh, yes. i mean, these magnificent little presentation brooches are a sort of little march through her career. this is the cipher of queen alexandra, - the double "a," isn't it? - yes, that's right. under the royal crown, and so perhaps this was a christmas present. and maybe that's a birthday present and yet another one. and this dear nanny would wear them with enormous pride. i'm absolutely sure. these two, actually, made her swell with pride even more. have you thought at all about the date, 1902, why that would be so special? it's the coronation of edward vii. - that's right. - certainly this dear mrs. martin, the nanny, would have shared in the great drama that surrounded the coronation of edward vii. and so i believe the people who went to that coronation would have been given a medal such as this. more intimate friends would have been given
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
-- this boston police officer edward norton, takes a plunge into the channel in boston after people said there was a woman who had fallen into the water. he talk -- he took off his coat and jumped in. later on, a state police boat and firefighters helped him and he was able to help that women get to safety. the woman was conscious but crying. she was a little bruised but she will be okay. the officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for hypothermia but he is expected to be okay. many people in new england are calling him a hero for his act of heroism, jumping into that cold new england water to save that woman. you will hear from this police officer, edward norton, coming up in half an hour on "good morning, america." >> he is not the actor, the hero today. the time is 6:37 and 35 degrees. >> is still ahead -- the new royal parents to be have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak s. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's
CNBC
Dec 19, 2012 3:00pm EST
that could be a deal-breakner talks to avoid the cliff. representative charlie raquel and donna edwards ahead. >> and medicare is paying as much as back braces like this than they should be paying. before we cut spending and taxes, should we be focus on eliminating waste and abuse? >> instagram, the latest battle royale and backlash is intense so stay with us. [ male announcer ] with wells fargo advisors envision planning process, it's easy to follow the progress you're making toward all your financial goals. a quick glance, and you can see if you're on track. when the conversation turns to knowing where you stand, turn to us. wells fargo advisors. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a pro. yes, you could. come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase l
Current
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
in edward kenard, former partner of bain capital and perhaps the most famous private equity firm in history. also the author of "unintended consequences," why everything you've been told about the economy is wrong. and columnist for "harper's" magazine and author of "the age of greed," thank you both for joining me tonight. look ed, i want to quote from an article you wrote just a couple of days ago that was published on bloomberg. the u.s. is holding debate critical to its future, whether it is a tax redistribute and consume income that would otherwise be invested. i disagree with that statement. that premise. please explain why the trade-off is being made. do it quickly because i want him to respond. >> the top 5 pg&e of households save about 40% of their income. and so that's really the income that would be invested so when you tax that -- those households, you're really taxing the households that produce the equity, invest the equity and hold the equity in our economy. that underwrites the risk. that is one
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
are here tonight with a national book award winners mary anne hoberman, james carroll, edward ball am victor nebraska, jean valentine, as was a net cord and, robert caro, both of whom are winners of the pulitzer prize. also winners of the pulitzer prize, katherine boo and applebaum, amanda foreman, national book critics circle winner laura and robert. and, finally, dave eggers. and stephen king, recipient of the national book foundation's medal for distinguished contributions to american letters. please join me in recognizing these great american writers. [applause] i would like to thank our financial supporters without him we could not bring you the awards, or our programs. again, i will ask you to hold your applause until i read the list. premier sponsors, barnes & noble, thanks guys, random house, the ford foundation, leadership sponsors, clinton meyer book publishing papers, a division of central national, coral graphics, penguin, and sponsors amazon, google, harper collins, stephen king, and deborah wiley, thank you. [applause] now for something special. i'd like to acknowledge i
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
scotland yard is on the case and here are the details. >> king edward the 7th hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. jacintha. >> she answered the phone on tuesday when two australian dj's impersonating the queen. >> can i speak to kate please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, hold on mum. >> she put them straight through to kate's private nurse who divulged details about her medical condition. it became a global punch line. >> an australian radio station has managed to trick the hospital. >> the whole world laughing at the duke nurses. even prince charles making light of the situation. the dj's boasting of their prank. >> we were expecting to be hung up, and we didn't even know what to say. >> the hospital acknowledged the nurse who answered the phone. >> jacintha was recently the victim of a hoax call to the hospital. the hospital had been supporting her through this very difficult time. >> this morning she was found dead jus
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
edward vii hospital from london harley street to the couple's home at kensington palace for what officials say will be a time of arrest. her recovery is certainly a relief for the royal family. prince charles visiting members of the commonwealth expedition even managed to joke about the australian press and call to the hospital. -- prank call to the hospital. >> [indiscernible] that is funded. -- splendid. >> the important thing for kay now, according to doctors, is to get as much rest as possible. >> she should be resting and avoiding any commitments that are not the central. if she doesn't, her rummaging could get worse again and she could end up back in hospital. >> but the need to protect a cake and the unborn baby raised some are to go issues for the couple. the royal doctors here in london are hardly going to be content at the moment for kate to return to north wales where william is based as and rsv search and rescue pilots. both of them has -- have decisions to make. kate must decide whether she stays in london, but would have to be without william's full time support. he
SFGTV2
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. they travel everywhere. my grandmother, merced, nina played the piano and read poems, while edward read the poems besides playing the fiddle and violin, behaved like an avant garde composer, moving around furniture. according to the journalist were a dynamic duo that rescued the famous hotel sevilla from dereliction in 1919. they also constructed the biltmore neighborhood where many irish american families have homes. when i said irish americans, i go back to the americas, irish-spanish americans and french-irish, et cetera, and my own family live there. other famous irish american personalities at the time were, for example, in the news world the e. f. obrian, the editor of the times of cuba and in the cuban roman catholic church, father moynihan, no relationship to my grandmother, loved for his kindness and great sense of humor. born in the 20's in havana were of irish descent. they were fran emilio. he was entirely blind by the age of 13 but learned gerschwin's rhapsody in blue by using braille scores. he was also one of the major instrumentalists of the feeling -- many of you recol
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
a backseat to fuel economy. edward loh, editor in chief for "motor trend" magazine says auto makers are paying close attention because more americans are in a buying mood. right now, the average age of a car opt road is 11 years, a record high. >> now, they're in these old cars. they want to buy a new one. they're going to start thinking about, hey, how much am i going to pay at the pump? >> reporter: overall consumer interest in alternate-fuel vehicles is up 54% so g.m. is renewing its commitment to pure electric cars with the chevy spark ev. ford is rolling out eight vehicles that deliver 40 miles per gallon or better including the 2014 fiesta, that has a breakthrough three cylinder engine. ford spokesman mike levine. >> the engine is so small you could it fit it in the suitcase but has the performance of a standard engine and expected to get best fuel economy of any non-hybrid car in america. >> reporter: rebecca lindland said he have seen a rebirth thanks to advances in technology. >> in many cases we're seeing upwards of 25 30, into the 40s mile-per-gallon arrange which is simi
WETA
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
, but that is expected. she was taken from the king edward vii hospital from london harley street to the couple's home at kensington palace for what officials say will be a time of arrest. her recovery is certainly a relief for the royal family. prince charles visiting members of the commonwealth expedition even managed to joke about the australian press and call to the hospital. -- prank call to the hospital. >> [indiscernible] that is funded. -- splendid. >> the important thing for kay now, according to doctors, is to get as much rest as possible. >> she should be resting and avoiding any commitments that are not the central. if she doesn't, her rummaging could get worse again and she could end up back in hospital. >> but the need to protect a cake and the unborn baby raised some are to go issues for the couple. the royal doctors here in london are hardly going to be content at the moment for kate to return to north wales where william is based as and rsv search and rescue pilots. both of them has -- have decisions to make. kate must decide whether she stays in london, but would have to be without w
PBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:30pm EST
comfortably, but many people question his role following allegations of corruption. jonathan edwards report. >> it could be the first world -- clean, tidy, prosperous. south africa's black middle class is now 3 million strong. this place is where the anc was founded a century ago. today, its leaders enjoy all the trappings of the area as they turn up for their conference. the anc remains remarkably relaxed, not even the discovery of a white extremist bomb plot has upset them. still, all is not well with the party. the president, jacob zuma, is being challenged by his deputy. president zuma himself has been strongly accused of corruption, raised here in his speech. >> we can stop corruption in its tracks. >> one anc figure believes the correction comes because the movement has attracted the wrong sort of people. >> it has become one of the means through which people feel that they can accumulate wealth and great -- create opportunities for themselves and their families. and that is to the detriment of the movement. >> it is 18 years since the historic district -- the agreement between nelson
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
were called to this home on commerce in taneytown. edward becker, pictured here from a previous arrest was break out windows of a pickup truck. his parents called 911 but never could have guessed what would happen next. >> three officers respond, approached the subject, shouting commands advising him to put the weapon down. >> reporter: becker didn't listen, not only continuing to wave the weapon but apreparing taneytown officer. once about to swing, the officer shot becker, who would later die in an area hospital. we spoke with his family and friends off camera. while they didn't want to do an interview, they said becker had a problem with alcohol. state police confirmed during the 911 call the 26-year-old's parents did tell the operator he was drinking and out of control. now the officer who shot becker is on routine administrative leave while they conduct their investigation. they said becker's parents are being cooperative. >>> now that christmas is over, we are days away from this looming fiscal cliff which would raise taxes on all americans and immediate cuts. some agencies are p
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 9:00pm EST
a lot of anti-president obama books like edwards kline "the amateur," "the great destroyer" "i am the change," and "obama's america," critical of president obama. do these books sell well? >> guest: they do sell well because they are rightly or wrongly a counter point. readers wish to buy that that, and as a result, these books have an an active audience. now that he's re-elected, i'm serve publishers who are conservatively inclined will continue to produce books that sell well because they will continue to appeal to an audience that demands these books. >> host: now, bob, have you interviewed any of the critical authors? >> guest: no -- well, let's see, glenn beck, but he's not recently taken on exactly president obama. sort of interesting. i think this is generally true, who whoever -- whoever is in the power in the white house, the opposite political slant on books does better. when a liberal democrat is in the white house, conservatives tend to do belter. when there's a conservative in the white house like bush, books critical of the president tend to do better. in fact, i rem
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
' day, february 8 team. the >> president john f. kennedy and senators robert f. kennedy and edward kennedy. the author examines joseph kennedy's careers in business and politics, which included ventures on wall street, hollywood and the founding chairman of the securities and exchange commission. this is a little under an hour. >> thank you all. as i tell my history students -- [inaudible] as i tell my histories of it until i went to choke me, the past is a foreign country. we can visit there, try to learn the customs, translate the language, feel the air, the fragrance, but where foreigners in a strange way. this is true as much of the recent past as it is of colonial america. writing about the recent past is not easy to tailor this time around. first, there were people got to talk to. i was blessed from beginning to end by having fascinating views. i much prefer working for but documents than listening to people, tried to figure out what's real, what's imagined, what they know, what they think they know because someone told them what they think they know, but they don't know at a
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 9:00am EST
ds, put out a lot of anti president obama books including edward klein's "the amateur," david limbaugh's "the great destroyer," charles kessler's i am the change, obama's america, quite critical of president obama. do these books sell well? >> they do largely because they serve rightly or wrongly as a counterpoint. many readers wish to buy into at and as a result of these books have a very active audience and president obama has been reelected, i am sure these publishers with conservative inference or conservatively inclined will predict to sell well and they will continue to appeal to an audience that demand these books. >> have you interviewed these critical of others? >> no. let's see. glen beck, but he is not recently taken on exactly president obama. sort of interesting. this is generally true, whoever's in power in the white house, the opposite political slant does better. liberal democrat in the white house, when there's a conservative in the white house, president bush, critical of the president and do better. it was being questioned about jobs or something and he said
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 10:00pm EST
concerned. last time we had good candidates just in general with john edwards with it is called yes i know he is the millworkers son but there is hollywood and the hair. sarah palin. i wrote her version of the barbra streisand classic on the cleared day icy-- i can see russia. and talked-about candidates and seems impossible but the then governor of illinois was mentioned rob flood of which -- the ugly of block a and hit seem to to hem a powerful appointment to which the appointment should make you rich but the plant turned out to have a glitch perhaps the fed said flipped a switch and so much for rob blob of which. in 2012 was a little concerned wonder two candidates were left over to your fans including romney when i did a poem about him yes, he is so slick of speech and garb he reminds us of ken of ken and barbie. quick to shed his regalia he may be lacking genitalia. [laughter] one but we had good candidates for car was concerned there was only one primary in 2008 i had to. we had people like rick perry like john edwards has beautiful hair. and a good time because they say the neath th
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
a massive storm system that caused christmas day havoc in the midwest and the southeast. cbs reporter edward lawrence has more on this wild weather. >> it's two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church, some homes and his son's high school. >> that band room is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable buildings and classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed buildings and tore down power lines. this woman and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we don't leave because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when it hit. >> went into the laundry room and sat down. >> reporter: further north a massive snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice co
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
tornadoes were spotted in states across the south. cbs news reporter edward lawrence has details on the damage and where the storm is headed next. >> two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the band room and fieldhouse are destroyed. all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston, texas the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to get away. the truck was off the ground and it wouldn't go. finally we took off. >> reporter: damage from pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> they hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north a snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm pr
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm EST
gone wrong. erika edwards has more now on how that's being addressed. >> reporter: here's the one thing no one can explain. why? it is a question asked many times. after columbine and aurora, colorado, movie theater shootings. even parents used to dealing with troubled children have no answers. >> i'm the mother of a mentally ill son. >> reporter: liza is writing about her own experiences went viral after the connecticut shootings. a byproduct of a country desperate for insight into the mentally unstable. >> i love my son but he terrifies me. >> reporter: according to the child mind institute in new york less than half of the 15 million children and teens with a psychiatric disorder get any kind of professional help. to that point, there was no official mental health diagnosis for adam lanza. there is no known record of psychiatric care for him. most are not prone to violence. but once stumbling block to care is stigma. >> in the united states, we treat diseases from the neck up differently than we do the rest of the body. >> reporter: then there's lack of access to qualified child psyc
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
edward klein joined booktv at freedom fest to talk about his new york times best selling book "the amateur". he looks critically at president obama before and after he reached the white house. here is what he had to say. >> the book currently on your screen has spent several weeks on the new york times best-seller list, many weeks at number one. "the amateur" has been written by edward klein who is our guest, booktv on c-span2. where did you get a title for this book? >> guest: it came from a meeting bill clinton had in chapel:00, new york, north of new york city where he has a home. this was back in august of 2011. his wife, his daughter and a bunch of friends to meet with him because he had news. he had done a secret poll in 2011 and polls showed if hillary clinton would challenge barack obama for the democratic presidential nomination in 2012, he thought she could win. she was surprised by all this. she said what can i do? secretary of state, i have lunch with the man every thursday. what about loyalty? he said there is no such word as loyalty in politics. he went on to say the
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